How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

This Pulitzer Prize winning musical for Best Drama invites us all to join “The Brotherhood of Man.” Ambitious window washer J. Pierrepont Finch happens upon a book entitled ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ and decides to take its advice – with some colorful results. Finch begins his climb up the corporate ladder by landing a job in the mailroom at the World Wide Wicket Company, and he quickly gains promotions. If he reaches the very top of the organization, will he be able to keep the heart of Rosemary, the sweet young secretary who will be “Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm?”

Production Team

  • Director: Michael Camelo
  • Music Director: Adrienne Sherman
  • Choreographer: Trish Scott-Dembling
  • Producers: Amy Clark and Jill E. Ross
  • Stage Manager: Marc Christopher
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Jessica Paul
  • Set Designer: Marc Christopher
  • Master Carpenter: Robert Farquharson & Sharon C. Wemple
  • Costume Design: Connie Rowe Rauhauser
  • Lighting Design: Greg Rucinski
  • Lighting Assistants: Bob Healey & Suzanne Talarico Rucinski
  • Sound Designer: Sarah Katz
  • Hair Designer: Nichole Burkus
  • Make-up Designer: Jamie Winchester
  • Properties Mistress: Sophia Morris


  • Voice of Book: John Rayome
  • J. Pierrepont Finch: Nicholas Edwards
  • J.B. Biggley: Matthew W. Coviello
  • Rosemary: Christine Meglino
  • Bratt: James Alexander
  • Smitty: Elizabeth Corey
  • Bud Frump: Joshua DeMarco
  • Miss Jones: Kelly Sanford
  • Hedy: Kaeli Heffner
  • Gatch/Ensemble: Jack Boggan
  • Mr. Twimble/Womper: Dave Dixon
  • Jenkins/Ensemble: Joey Titus
  • Tackaberry/Ensemble: John Meglino
  • Miss Krumholz: Devan Eagen
  • Twimble/Womper: David Dixon
  • Peterson/Ensemble Jay Vengersammy
  • Davis/TV Announcer/Ensemble: Michael Burns
  • Ovington/Policeman: Brian Avery
  • Ensemble: Audrey Carlton, Carolyn Frantz, Emily Fuller, Courtnie Harrington, Megan Morse, Betsy Rees, Shannon Piegaro, Kelly Sienkiewicz

Photos courtesy of Molly Rose Photography

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TANYS Awards

  • Outstanding Ensemble Work to Director, Michael Camelo, Music Director, Adrienne Sherman, Choreographer, Trish Scott-Dembling, and the Cast and Production Crew
  • Excellence in performance to Nicholas Edwards for his portrayal of J. Pierrepont Finch
  • Excellence in performance to Christine Meglino for her portrayal of Rosemary Pilkington
  • Excellence in performance to Kaeli Heffner for her portrayal of Hedy LaRue
  • Excellence in Costuming to Connie Rowe Rauhauser and her crew
May 5-7 & 11-14, 2017